In May 1997 EXTRAPHONE issued the first solo CD and MC titled Black Silk. Vladimir Matetskiy and Vladimir Baranov (executive producer and lyricist) participated in the recording. The CD includes ten songs with music written by V. Matetskiy and M. Tarasevich. Song arrangements were done by A. Ivanov, V. Mukhin and A. Shantin. Maestro Paganini song was used as a basis for a music video, with E. Serduykovskiy as director (video Osen for Litsey group) and M.Osadchiy as cameraman. The CD was recorded in the studio of Lev Leshchenko and its quality surpassed all expectations of the critics, including the leading music critic in the country Artemiy Troitskiy.
Tchernuy Shelk (Black Silk)